Waitangi kisses

Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

4oz butter
4oz sugar
8oz flour
2 eggs
2 c walnuts
2 t baking powder
2 heaped desert spoons cocoa
2 c dates

Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and cocoa then fold in flour and baking powder. Lastly add dates and nuts. Put on cold tray in small teaspoonfuls and cook at 180C for 12-15 minutes.
When cold ice two together.
Alternatively make large teaspoonfuls and ice the tops.

Source: Cornell Cookbook